The Myth of Peace Outline

The Myth of Peace: a culture of peacemaking, the process arts, and the emergence of a global communitarian mythology

Chapter One: Archetypal Mythological Studies

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Introduction 1.1

Review of Literature 1.2 

  1. Archetypal Psychology
  2. C.G. Jung
  3. Categorical Structure and personifications
Imaginal 1.2.1
  1. Super-ideological
  2. James Hillman
  3. Differences only in kind.
  4. Incarnational
  5. Environmental
Mythological 1.2.2
  1. Interpretation
  2. Freud
  3. Post-modern
  4. Mythicity
  5. The myth of Mythology
  6. Joseph Campbell

Religious 1.2.3

  1. Perennially relational
  2. Theopoetically polytheistic
  3. Imaginally monastic
  4. Metaphorically shamanic

Processual 1.2.4

  1. Autonomous process
  2. Archetypally processual
  3. Psychological time
  4. Psychological history
  5. Psychology as a process art

Communitarian 1.2.5

  1. Implying community
  2. Mythologizing community
  3. Building communities

Dark 1.2.6

  1. Deep dark
  2. Underworld
  3. Neurotic
  4. Grief
  5. Violent

Organization of Study 1.3  

  1. Chapter 1: A summary of the foregoing Review of Literature
  2. Chapter 2: The Fictive Faces and Industrial Spaces of Progress
  3. Chapter 3: Culturopoiesis
  4. Chapter 4: Process Arts
  5. Chapter 5: Association Building Community
  6. Chapter 6: Community - Mythology in Action

 

Chapter Two: the Fictive Faces and Industrial Spaces of Progress

Mapping 2.1

    1. Cultural tools 2.1.1
      1. Process literacy
      2. Explicitly psychological
      3. Ethical configuration
    2. Complex 2.1.2
      1. CEOlogy
      2. Complex Psychology
      3. Monadology
    3. Change 2.1.3
      1. Obamania
    4. Control 2.1.4
      1. Influence
      2. Hardly in good taste
    5. Cartography 2.1.5
      1. To boldly map

Spaces 2.2

  1. Space in place 2.2.1
  2. Imagined 2.2.2
    1. Split mending
    2. Holding in between
  3. The spirits of inner-outer space 2.2.3
    1. Bold mastery
    2. Can-do capitalism
    3. Astronomical abstraction
    4. Astrological imagination
    5. Dominant destiny
    6. Reflective void and excess
  4. Technopolized 2.2.4
    1. Annihilation of space
    2. Technoverwhelm

Mapping the Space of Progress 2.3

  1. The place of ambivalence 2.3.1
    1. Deliteralizing
    2. Homeopathic
    3. Thinking at least twice
  2. The place of myth in progressive politics 2.3.2
    1. Demagoguery
    2. Symbolic realism
  3. Placing progressivist religionism 2.3.3
    1. Enthroning the endless end
    2. Platt's Progress
    3. Good instead of God
    4. Religious secularity
    5. Quick and dirty, busy and dead
  4. Space for education 2.3.4
    1. General and humanistic
    2. Reimagining progress in education
    3. Process education

Chapter Three: Culturopoiesis, the making of culture

Culture 3.1

    1. Culture is not a thing and every thing is cultural 3.1.1
      1. Ubiquitous
      2. Relational
      3. Post-denominational
      4. Ambivalent
      5. Rhizomic
    2. Culture's aesthetic soul 3.1.2
      1. Cultured
      2. Aesthetic
    3. Aesthetic ethics and psychological activism 3.1.3
      1. Differentiation and loss of soul
      2. Depth in surfaces
      3. The process of beauty

Poiesis 3.2

    1. Image-based 3.2.1
      1. Poetics
      2. Inquiry
      3. Word, style, gods, and man
      4. Personal and alive
    2. Fabricated 3.2.2
      1. Make-believe
      2. Faith
      3. Irreducible
    3. Collaborative 3.2.3
      1. Co-creation
      2. Adulteration
      3. Ethics
      4. Conflict

Making myth makes cultures 3.3

    1. Mythopoiesis 3.3.1
      1. Purposeful play
      2. As-if
      3. Healing fiction
      4. Poiesis leads to mythopoiesis
      5. Configuring the world
      6. Autonomous, associated, and accessible
      7. Seeing mythically
      8. Uses of Myth
      9. Myth of Myth
    2. Comparative mythic inquiry 3.3.2
      1. Analogical relevance
      2. Ethics
      3. Piety
      4. Aesthetics
    3. Cultural activism 3.3.3

Chapter Four: Process Arts, methods of culture-making

The Field - a process definition and proposal of the Process Arts 4.1

    1. Psychologically extensive and post-disciplinary 4.1.1
      1. Psychological
      2. Limited
      3. Extensive
    2. Configured in patterns and processes 4.1.2
      1. Patterns
      2. Processes
    3. Concerns 4.1.3
      1. Transformative
      2. Whatever presents
      3. Task v process
      4. Progress
      5. Leadership

Methods and exemplars illustrating the relevance of archetypal critique 4.2

    1. Propaganda, public relations, and marketing 4.2.1
      1. Subjective fictions that style
      2. Unified by a complex
      3. Propaganda
      4. Without conscience
      5. Distance
      6. Consumption
      7. Deadly passivity
    2. Organizational development 4.2.2
      1. Ironic misunderstandings
    3. Intentional community encouragement 4.2.3
      1. Circles
      2. Models
    4. Wiki
    5. Nonviolent Communication 4.2.4
      1. Practicing an empathic mytho-psychology
      2. The martial metaphor and accessible basics
      3. Functional ubiquity
    6. Process work  4.2.5
      1. Analytically psychological
      2. Mythological coherence, or field
      3. Archetypal sympathy
      4. Polycausality, awareness, and inclusivity
    7. Community as democratic unfolding 4.2.6

Chapter Five: Association Building Community

Deeper Democracy 5.1

    1. Deep 5.1.1
      1. Process working toward a mythology of Community
    2. Mythologizing community's places 5.1.2
      1. Open Space
      2. Community commons
      3. Community Weaving
      4. Consensus Decision Making
      5. Dialogue and Deliberation
      6. Associative inclusivity

Associative approaches 5.2

    1. Adlerian phenomenology 5.2.1
    2. Associative Inquiry 5.2.2
      1. Associative
      2. Miller’s analogical method
      3. Implications


Chapter Six: Community, Mythology in Action

Mythological Method 6.1

    1. Metashamanism: the myth of Myth in practice 6.1.1
      1. Authentic mythicity
      2. Limited belief
      3. Culturesmithing
      4. Healing into art
      5. Naturally fictional
      6. Second sight
      7. Deconstructive syntheses
      8. Patho-psychologizing
      9. Ritual practice
      10. Martially ambivalent and unpredictable

Processual methods of community building 6.2

    1. Healing Friction—balancing conflict 6.2.1
      1. Healing the idea of friction
      2. Healing with friction
      3. Design principles
    2. Martial Nonviolence 6.2.2
      1. Non - the violence negation does
      2. Martial awareness
      3. Aiki
      4. Improvisation
      5. The myth of guardianship

Peace 6.3

    1. Totalitarianism and resistance 6.3.1
    2. Community, a mythology 6.3.2
      1. Exemplars
      2. Education and freedom
Appendix I: The Core Principles for Public Engagement
Appendix II: Glossary of Terms
Appendix III:



March 3, 2010

 

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